Troops Neutralize 5 Terrorists In Borno

Troops of Operation Tura Takaibango have eliminated five Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in their attempt to overrun Abbagajiri and Dusula towns in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno. Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, in a statement on Friday, said the troops had sustained an onslaught against the terrorists in the North-East. Onyeuko said the troops of the 402 Special Forces Task Force Brigade had on Wednesday, identified and encircled some terrorists’ enclaves at Abbagajiri and inflicted heavy casualty on them. According to him,…

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Boko Haram Now Regrouping In Nasarawa State Says Gov Sule

Governor Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa State has confirmed the presence of the Boko Haram terrorist group in his State which has been witnessing serious security challenges recently. Governor Sule disclosed this on Friday while briefing State House reporters after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor, who said the group was part of the elements fueling the security challenges in the State, recalled that the terrorists had been dislodged from their camp in Toto before regrouping at the Nasarawa/Benue border from where they are…

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FCTA Alerts Public On Activities Of Fake COVID-19 Inspectors

The FCT Administration has on thurday cautions schools of fake covid-19 inspectors. Head, Media and Enlightenment of FCT COVID-19 Protocols Enforcement Taskforce Mr Ikharo Attah, disclosed this on in Abuja. He said that fraudsters now go round to extort event planners and managers in the guise of being members of COVID-19 inspection team. Attah, who admitted to being inundated with such negative reports, debunked the rumours making round that members of his taskforce were involved in the criminal act. He said that the FCT Police Command had launched a manhunt…

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Japan Denies Cancellation Of Tokyo Olympics

Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic. Though much of Japan is under a state of emergency due to a third wave of COVID-19 infections, Tokyo organisers have consistently vowed to press ahead with the Games scheduled to open on July 23 after having been postponed in March last year. A government spokesman said there was “no…

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Restructuring Alone Can’t Solve All Our Problems, Says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said restructuring alone cannot solve Nigeria’s problem. Jonathan gave the remark on Thursday while speaking at the 18th Daily Trust Dialogue with the theme: ‘Restructuring in Nigeria: Why? How? When?’ He, however, advised Nigerians to exploit every opportunity on dialogue in order to make the nation better. He said, “My conviction is that discussion on restructuring will not help except we restructure our minds because some of the challenging issues at the national level still exist at the state and local levels “For instance, in…

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